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Afternoon Sunlight in Korčula and Dubrovnik, 2004

Posted on February 15th, by Peter Parkorr in Croatia, Picture Perfect. 1 Comment
A couple of rediscovered photos dug out of the archives today, of the fortified town of Korčula and Dubrovnik’s old town, from when I was backpacking Eastern Europe in 2004. With a terribly low quality digital camera (some unknown brand) I still managed to capture something I like in these shots, proving that you don’t need all the bells and whistles to get good holiday snaps.…

An Exciting New Concept in Photography and Travel Blogging

Posted on February 11th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Travel Tales. 4 comments
Today I am very pleased to reveal to you, exclusively, an exciting new concept in travel blogging, photography, and indeed the internet. Without further ado,
proudly introducing!
*drum roll please*
the year 2012! Yes, you may have heard of it, but you’ve almost certainly seen nothing of it from me. Just over a year ago I started my first blog, but I didn’t write much about travel or publish many photo’s, as I was too occupied with the act of travelling itself.…

Eilean Donan Castle At Dusk, Loch Duich

Posted on February 8th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, Picture Perfect, Scotland. No Comments
Sitting at the edge of Loch Duich, Eilean Donan Castle in the Highlands of Scotland was destroyed in 1715. Just over 200 years later it was rebuilt to within 98% accuracy of the original castle, supposedly thanks to drawings made by the clerk of works, Farquhar Macrae, who had visions of the restored castle in a dream. Eilean Donan CastleCopyright Peter Parkorr 2013 This photo was taken during the #blogmanay social media campaign, which was sponsored by Edinburgh’s Hogmanay with the support of VisitScotland, ETAG, Edinburgh Festivals, Haggis Adventures  and Skyscanner.…

Monday Meetings – Naomi ‘Mimi’ Jackson

Posted on February 4th, by Peter Parkorr in England, Monday Meetings. No Comments
This week’s Monday Meetings introduces you to fashionable Mancunian and entrepreneur Naomi Jackson. Hailing from the North of England, she’s been running her own fashion business for several years, with a few other impressive strings to her bow too.Nationality: British Age:I’m older than I look! (…or so I like to think)Who are you and where do you come from?…

Lisbon Trams Alfama Street Scene

Posted on February 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Portugal. 4 comments
A photo of Lisbon trams Alfama from a gentle afternoon exploring the area with my camera. Watching without being noticed, savouring the gentle Portuguese pace of life. Lisbon Trams AlfamaCopyright Peter Parkorr 2013…